About Us

Hickory Builders was founded in 1989 and has built its outstanding reputation by providing top quality remodeling and custom home building services to its customers. Since joining the company in 2004, Brian W. Winne has overseen its operations. Under Brian’s direction, Hickory Builders has built a solid, growth-oriented company proudly serving southwest Michigan.

Brian W. Winne - Owner/President

Brian has more than 30 years of experience as a business management consultant and is a retired partner at Accenture. During his career at Accenture, Brian worked in more than 100 companies around the world helping them to design and implement complex business systems and to improve their competitive performance. As the Owner and President of Hickory Builders, and a licensed builder, Brian brings his experience and business expertise into all aspects of the company. Brian spends much of his time developing design specifications, monitoring work performance, and managing back-office operations. Brian’s specialty is developing unique designs for built-in furniture, fireplaces, kitchens, bathrooms, and even entire homes. Brian's passion, is working directly with customers and helping them to realize their home remodeling or new home vision. Brian has a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial management and computer science from Purdue University.

Lead Carpenters

Hickory Builders hires and retains only well qualified, experienced trades people for all our projects. Our lead carpenters include: Mike Carr, Jeff Conklin, Mike Diljak, and Will Code. Each one of these individuals has had several years of experience performing carpentry work and leading remodeling and construction projects.


Hickory Builders is fully licensed and insured with over 150 years of combined building industry experience. We are proud to have given this area’s homeowners the worry-free, quality workmanship that they deserve.

What makes us different?

Hickory Builders was founded in 1989 and as a company has over 150 years of combined building industry experience. We put our experience to work for our customers and are proud of the work we do.


Our Customers

Our project was large and complex. Hickory Builders successfully managed all the moving parts.-Brian and Teri

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